The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 37 33 23
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Permanent jobs citing Perl 80 123 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.71% 6.91% 9.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.95% 10.95% 15.05%
Number of salaries quoted 70 106 139
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Perl
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
894 1123 1096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 63.86% 63.13% 66.34%
Number of salaries quoted 785 955 997
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Perl across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Perl
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Perl across the Cambridge region.

Perl Salary Trend in Cambridge

Perl
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Perl across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Perl Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Perl.

1 164 (83.67%) Python
2 152 (77.55%) Linux
3 78 (39.80%) C++
4 73 (37.24%) C
5 72 (36.73%) SQL
6 64 (32.65%) Degree
7 54 (27.55%) UNIX
8 52 (26.53%) Windows
8 52 (26.53%) Java
9 48 (24.49%) HTML
10 47 (23.98%) Bash Shell
11 46 (23.47%) Apache
12 43 (21.94%) MySQL
13 40 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
14 36 (18.37%) Firewall
15 34 (17.35%) Software Engineering
16 33 (16.84%) Computer Science
17 30 (15.31%) Tomcat
18 28 (14.29%) JavaScript
18 28 (14.29%) Red Hat
19 26 (13.27%) DNS
19 26 (13.27%) CentOS
19 26 (13.27%) Relational Database
20 25 (12.76%) PHP
20 25 (12.76%) XML
21 23 (11.73%) OO
21 23 (11.73%) Mentoring
22 22 (11.22%) Web Services
22 22 (11.22%) Ruby
23 21 (10.71%) SSL

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Perl. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 46 (23.47%) Apache
2 30 (15.31%) Tomcat
3 10 (5.10%) Zope
4 9 (4.59%) Plone
5 8 (4.08%) nginx
5 8 (4.08%) CMS
6 7 (3.57%) Node.js
7 6 (3.06%) GlassFish
8 5 (2.55%) OpenStack
9 4 (2.04%) IIS
9 4 (2.04%) JBoss
10 2 (1.02%) Lync
11 1 (0.51%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (1.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.61%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.10%) SaaS
3 1 (0.51%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 36 (18.37%) Firewall
2 26 (13.27%) DNS
3 21 (10.71%) SSL
4 20 (10.20%) TCP/IP
5 16 (8.16%) Internet
6 10 (5.10%) HTTP
7 9 (4.59%) SAN
7 9 (4.59%) LDAP
8 5 (2.55%) Bluetooth
8 5 (2.55%) Intranet
8 5 (2.55%) ZigBee
9 4 (2.04%) SMTP
9 4 (2.04%) SNMP
10 3 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (1.53%) Wireless
10 3 (1.53%) SSH
10 3 (1.53%) Network Security
11 2 (1.02%) Junos
11 2 (1.02%) Reverse Proxy
11 2 (1.02%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (21.94%) MySQL
2 26 (13.27%) Relational Database
3 14 (7.14%) MariaDB
4 12 (6.12%) MongoDB
4 12 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (3.57%) SQL Server
6 6 (3.06%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.55%) CouchDB
7 5 (2.55%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (2.55%) Neo4j
8 2 (1.02%) Big Data
8 2 (1.02%) SQLite
8 2 (1.02%) Firebird
9 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (8.16%) Git (software)
2 15 (7.65%) Eclipse
2 15 (7.65%) JIRA
3 12 (6.12%) Subversion
4 11 (5.61%) Jenkins
5 10 (5.10%) Selenium
6 6 (3.06%) QADirector
6 6 (3.06%) TestNG
6 6 (3.06%) Mockito
7 5 (2.55%) TeamCity
8 4 (2.04%) CruiseControl
8 4 (2.04%) SCons
9 3 (1.53%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.53%) FitNesse
10 2 (1.02%) LabVIEW
10 2 (1.02%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.02%) GCC
10 2 (1.02%) GDB
10 2 (1.02%) Grunt
10 2 (1.02%) Bower
General
1 18 (9.18%) Marketing
2 15 (7.65%) Electronics
3 6 (3.06%) Finance
4 5 (2.55%) Advertising
4 5 (2.55%) Games
5 3 (1.53%) Automotive
5 3 (1.53%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.02%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.51%) Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (28.57%) Developer
2 36 (18.37%) Software Engineer
3 31 (15.82%) Administrator
4 29 (14.80%) Linux Administrator
5 27 (13.78%) Software Developer
6 24 (12.24%) Systems Administrator
7 22 (11.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 21 (10.71%) Senior Developer
9 20 (10.20%) Linux Engineer
10 16 (8.16%) Test Engineer
11 14 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
12 13 (6.63%) Senior Software Developer
13 12 (6.12%) Senior Technical Author
13 12 (6.12%) Author
13 12 (6.12%) Technical Author
14 10 (5.10%) Tester
14 10 (5.10%) Web Developer
14 10 (5.10%) Consultant
14 10 (5.10%) Programmer
14 10 (5.10%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (24.49%) HTML
2 25 (12.76%) XML
3 22 (11.22%) Web Services
4 15 (7.65%) CSS
5 12 (6.12%) XSLT
6 11 (5.61%) jQuery
7 10 (5.10%) AngularJS
8 8 (4.08%) HTML5
9 7 (3.57%) REST
9 7 (3.57%) JSP
10 6 (3.06%) J2EE
10 6 (3.06%) Swing
10 6 (3.06%) Spring
11 5 (2.55%) RESTful
11 5 (2.55%) POSIX
12 4 (2.04%) .NET
12 4 (2.04%) SOAP
13 3 (1.53%) ASP.NET
13 3 (1.53%) JAX-RS
13 3 (1.53%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 33 (16.84%) Computer Science
2 17 (8.67%) Management Information System
3 15 (7.65%) Informatics
4 14 (7.14%) Mathematics
5 12 (6.12%) Visualisation
5 12 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (5.61%) LIMS
7 9 (4.59%) Statistics
7 9 (4.59%) Robotics
8 8 (4.08%) Physics
9 7 (3.57%) Algorithms
10 6 (3.06%) User Experience
11 5 (2.55%) Data Integration
11 5 (2.55%) Replication
11 5 (2.55%) Artificial Intelligence
12 4 (2.04%) Chemistry
13 3 (1.53%) Embedded Systems
13 3 (1.53%) Data Centre
14 2 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
14 2 (1.02%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 152 (77.55%) Linux
2 54 (27.55%) UNIX
3 52 (26.53%) Windows
4 26 (13.27%) CentOS
5 19 (9.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (6.12%) Debian
7 4 (2.04%) Ubuntu
7 4 (2.04%) Android
8 3 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.53%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.02%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.51%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (17.35%) Software Engineering
3 23 (11.73%) OO
3 23 (11.73%) Mentoring
4 19 (9.69%) Line Management
5 18 (9.18%) Digital Marketing
6 17 (8.67%) Configuration Management
7 16 (8.16%) Test Scripting
8 15 (7.65%) Bioinformatics
8 15 (7.65%) Automated Testing
8 15 (7.65%) Load Balancing
9 14 (7.14%) SDLC
10 13 (6.63%) TDD
10 13 (6.63%) Workflow
10 13 (6.63%) Test Automation
11 12 (6.12%) Open Source
11 12 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (6.12%) Coaching
11 12 (6.12%) Content Management
11 12 (6.12%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 164 (83.67%) Python
2 78 (39.80%) C++
3 73 (37.24%) C
4 72 (36.73%) SQL
5 52 (26.53%) Java
6 47 (23.98%) Bash Shell
7 28 (14.29%) JavaScript
8 25 (12.76%) PHP
9 22 (11.22%) Ruby
10 18 (9.18%) C#
11 15 (7.65%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.55%) Haskell
12 5 (2.55%) R
12 5 (2.55%) Go
13 4 (2.04%) Fortran
13 4 (2.04%) Embedded C
14 3 (1.53%) Embedded C++
14 3 (1.53%) Assembly Language
14 3 (1.53%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (32.65%) Degree
2 7 (3.57%) PhD
3 3 (1.53%) RHCE
3 3 (1.53%) LPIC
3 3 (1.53%) Postgraduate
4 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.20%) QA
2 4 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (7.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (6.63%) Postfix
3 10 (5.10%) Varnish
3 10 (5.10%) qmail
3 10 (5.10%) Active Directory
4 8 (4.08%) KVM
4 8 (4.08%) Xen
5 5 (2.55%) Slurm Workload Manager
5 5 (2.55%) Docker
5 5 (2.55%) LXC
6 4 (2.04%) vSphere
7 3 (1.53%) Firmware
7 3 (1.53%) iptables
8 2 (1.02%) Squid
9 1 (0.51%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (5.10%) HAProxy
2 8 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (4.08%) systemd
3 7 (3.57%) Puppet
4 5 (2.55%) Mesos
5 2 (1.02%) Ansible
5 2 (1.02%) Salt
6 1 (0.51%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 28 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 16 (8.16%) Perforce
3 15 (7.65%) VMware
4 14 (7.14%) Oracle
5 6 (3.06%) Tableau
6 5 (2.55%) Cisco
6 5 (2.55%) Pegasus
7 4 (2.04%) CheckPoint
7 4 (2.04%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.04%) F5
7 4 (2.04%) Coverity
8 2 (1.02%) SAP
8 2 (1.02%) Juniper
9 1 (0.51%) Sun
9 1 (0.51%) Riverbed
9 1 (0.51%) Rackspace
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